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February 11, 2016 2:32 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Point72 Asset Management, L.P.

Company Overview

Point72 Asset Management, L.P. is a privately owned family office. The firm invests in the public equity markets. It employs long/short equity strategy to make its investments. The firm was formerly known as S.A.C. Capital Advisors L.P. Point72 Asset Management, L.P. was founded in 1992 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut with additional offices in Tokyo, Japan; Hong Kong; Singapore; Boston, Massachusetts; and New York City.

72 Cummings Point Road

Stamford, CT 06902

United States

Founded in 1992





Key Executives for Point72 Asset Management, L.P.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, and Chairman
Age: 59
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Age: 57
Chief Executive Officer for the Asia-Pacific Region
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Point72 Asset Management, L.P. Key Developments

Point72 Asset Management, L.P. Names Joshua Varsano as Global Head of Human Resources

Point72 Asset Management, L.P. has named Joshua Varsano to lead its Human Resources (HR) group. Mr. Varsano will be responsible for managing all of Point72’s HR operations, including: compensation and benefits; Investment Services talent acquisition; the talent management and promotion processes; and the Firm’s HR Generalist team. Mr. Varsano joins Point72 from JP Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) where he was a Managing Director for Consumer and Community Banking (CCB) responsible for human resources strategy for the Corporate Functions segment of CCB.

Point72 Asset Management Appoints Jonathan Jones as Head of Investment Talent Development Group

Point72 Asset Management announced the appointment of Jonathan Jones as head of its Investment Talent Development (ITD) group. He will be responsible for leading the firm's mission to identify and recruit the brightest talents at all levels in the industry.

Point72 Asset Management Names Marc Desmidt as Chief Executive Officer for the Asia-Pacific Region

Marc Desmidt has been named Chief Executive Officer for the Asia-Pacific region at Point72 Asset Management (Point72). In this newly created role, Mr. Desmidt will oversee the operations of the Firm’s offices in Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore and will drive Point72’s strategic objectives throughout the region. Seiji Onoe, based in Tokyo, will continue to lead the portfolio managers that focus on the Japan Sector and Howard Man, based in Hong Kong, will continue to lead all other investment teams in Asia, both of whom will report to Mr. Desmidt. Mr. Desmidt joins Point72 from BlackRock where he served in Hong Kong as Head of Strategic Product Management in Asia-Pacific, responsible for the direction and execution of BlackRock’s product suite across all asset classes. Mr. Desmidt previously worked in several senior roles at BlackRock, most recently as its Head of Alpha Strategies, managing more than 100 employees across multiple teams and countries.

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